When Palate Meets Palette

As published in A Matter of Taste magazine, 2014 A glass or two of wine has provided creative lubrication to artists throughout history, and on occasion featured in their endeavours. Here are eight masterpieces that celebrate the bottled muse in paint. Art and alcohol have long enjoyed a tense relationship that has inspired creativity but…

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Pedder-philes Spring Art 2013

In the past few years Hong Kong’s iconic Pedder Building has undergone a remarkable, and expensive transformation. Gone are the vintage designer wear and cheap cashmere shops and in their place are the smooth gleaming floors and glass windows of high-end established commercial galleries, a cigar divan and an enoteca. And of course, Abercrombie and…

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Murakami at Gagosian HK

OUT OF HIS SKULL Published in Asia Tatler, February 2013 In the long, white, clean space of the gallery hang 14 paintings. They are accompanied by the frantic movement of a dozen people, while metres of electrical cord wind across the bare wooden floor. Cameras are set up and a team of silent assistants shuffles…

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